Saturday, September 26, 2015
South Sudan's army said Friday it was preparing bases outside the capital ahead of a pullout from Juba as part of a peace deal to end a 21-month civil war.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Kenyan security forces searching a Norwegian ship at Mombasa port discovered undeclared weapons among the consignment of United Nations vehicles, local police and the ship's Norwegian owner said Wednesday.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Burkina Faso's interim president declared Wednesday he is once again in charge of the country a week after a military general and his supporters overthrew him and his transitional government.
Burkina Faso putschists freed the president and the prime minister Tuesday after the army entered the capital to negotiate their surrender, but the coup leader called for the troops to leave the city.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
At least 54 people were killed in a series of blasts in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said on Monday, the latest attacks by Boko Haram militants on "soft" civilian targets.
Normal life slowly picked up Monday in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, five days after a military coup, but protests grew against a regional proposal to end the crisis.
Monday, September 21, 2015
The United Nations accused the army of Libya's internationally recognized government on Sunday of deliberately trying to sabotage crunch peace talks with a new offensive in second city Benghazi.
Violence broke out at a central hotel in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday where talks were taking place with regional mediators as demonstrators opposed to last week's coup clashed with supporters of the military.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Burkina Faso's presidential guard declared a coup Thursday after arresting the interim president and key government figures as the country prepared for its first elections since the overthrow of longtime leader Blaise Compaore.
At least 85 people were killed in South Sudan when an oil tanker that had crashed exploded as people were scooping up the fuel, a presidential spokesman said on Thursday.